Venture Capitalist Alex Iskold on why he co-founded the 1k Project, human blockchain of giving back
She-VC: If you are a family or an individual who is financially displaced by COVID19, there is an opportunity for you through a 1k project to get $1000 for 3 months. This project has supported 250 families since April when it started. Today we are going to talk to the Venture Capitalist who is the founder of 1k project and founder of 2048vc, Alex Iskold.
Below are Questions: When COVID19 hit, lot of people panicked, but you decided to do something about it. Tell me what was your mindset when COVID19 hit and how did you decide you are going to bring changes.
Andrew Yang tweeted about 1k project, Forbes reported about 1k project, 1k project impact on so many lives. Tell us more about the stories that 1k project has impacted.. How other VCs and entrepreneurs can join you in the 1k project initiative.
Since you are in She-VC, tell us about why you decided to start your own fund. Tell us what were your past experiences as serial entrepreneur that helped you to be a fund manager. What are the pain points for an emerging fund manager?
The million dollar question. Are you investing during COVID19 ? Are you gonna invest in a founder through zoom meeting?
Tell us some of the investments that you have done through 2048vc In a market like this, there are many false positives specially for such an early stage investor, how do you invest in great companies?
When an entrepreneur is reaching out to you? What are the stop signs in that investment meeting ? What are the idiosyncratic risks that you can bypass?
What is the future of 1k Project? How can people support this project?